Kakela O’Banner Robinson ’14 is the recipient of the Dr. Martha T. Lovett Promising School Leader Award, which was established in 2014. This annual award is given to a graduate student completing a degree in school administration. Kakela O’Banner Robinson is the first recipient of this award.

Many graduates from the psychology department have gone on to work in: Social Work, Counseling, Forensic Science, Law, Public and Health Administration, and Admissions.

Kappy Derrick Cannon ‘83, a former education major and current principal at Forest Lake Technology Magnet School in Columbia, SC, believes in the value of an education. In an NBC Nightly News interview, she discussed how technology is revolutionizing the way her students learn.

Meagan Kusek, who majored in creative and professional writing and also studied German, Chinese and Studio Art at Converse, will spend next year representing the United States in Germany with the highly prestigious Fulbright Program, the U.S. Department of State’s flagship cultural exchange program. She will serve as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant and work…
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Converse College MFA grad, Matt McEver ’14, discusses the craft and creation of  the novel Black River with its author S. M. Hulse. Read the interview here.

Converse College offers South Carolina’s only Masters in Gifted Education program. Learn more…

Terrel Tracey

Converse courses in literacy education were designed and established by Dr. Terrell Tracy, recognized leader in literacy education in South Carolina. Terrell Tracy has been described as: “a voice teachers listen to for reasonable, quality information and guidance. Her ‘down-to-earth’ approach appeals to everyone; her credibility comes from research and practice…years of experience working with…
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Enjoy a clip from the Fall 2014 Converse chorale concert, featuring Music Performance students Mallory Hayes and Darby Jones on violin.

This two-year program will equip you as an exemplary professional artist, researcher, and teacher, on your schedule. Read more about our low-residency MEd in Art Education.

Every year, Religion and Philosophy seniors work closely with faculty mentors to research and present topics such as: ‘Ancient Chinese ethics,’ ‘The existence of free will,’ ‘Religion in popular TV shows’ and ‘The relationship between religious identity and food.”